Due to its high content in calcium, iron, magnesium and fibers, cinnamon is not only a great spice, but also a wonderful and efficient ingredient for homemade beauty treatments. It has been proven to be efficient for treating acne, it makes a great scrub, and can also be used to treat scars.
To make cinnamon anti-acne mask you need to tablespoons of honey, 1 teaspoon of nutmeg and one teaspoon of cinnamon. Apply the mixture on your face and leave to act for 30 minutes. After the 30 minutes pass, rinse and at the same time massage the skin using circular motions. This mask is great for reducing swelling, redness and eliminates dead skin cells, thus giving you a cleaner, softer skin.
To make a quick and efficient scrub, mix a teaspoon of cinnamon with one teaspoon of sugar and one teaspoon of honey. Clean your face with it and you will get smooth, soft skin like a baby’s.
To get voluptuous lips you don’t need botox. You just need a pinch of cinnamon and a little bit of olive oil. Apply the oil on your lips, using your finger and then rub the dead skin cells off using cinnamon. You will certainly see and feel the difference.
Cinnamon is also great for treating scars due to the fact that it is antiseptic. If you scratched yourself, for example, apply cinnamon directly on it. It will sting a little bit but the scar will surely be smaller and even unnoticeable if the scratch is not deep.
You can also use cinnamon to counteract hair falling. By massaging your scalp with it the hair growth and regeneration will be accelerated due to its circulation stimulating properties. To make the mask, you need half a cup of warm olive oil, a teaspoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of honey. Apply the mask on your scalp and leave to act for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and then wash your hair as usual.